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Survey of African History


About the Course:

1800 – 1945. History 49-A-B-C is a general survey course designed to introduce students to major themes in African history. The course focuses on African civilizations and identities, European colonial conquests, governance and colonial economies, African resistance and engagement with global capitalism. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during lecture

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Area E: Culture and Thought
World Cultures


Same course as Black Studies 49B. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 49.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Stephan F. Miescher   

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